Packing for Sydney: A Complete List

Hi everyone, I’m Simmi! This semester, I’m studying abroad at the University of Sydney in Australia.  One of the things that I was really worried about when moving to the […]

The E Word

You’ve all heard it; you’ve all said it. You’re all probably scared of it, though you know how important it is. That’s right, today we’re talking about the ‘E’ word: […]

Mongolia v. Australia

           What? Mongolia versus Australia? Did I read that right? What could those two places possibly have in common? Well, apart from a hemisphere, not much […]

Why Should You Study Abroad?

Chances are, if you know somebody who has studied abroad, they like to talk about it – a lot. It might seem like the only thing they ever talk about, to the […]

How to Make the Perfect Smoothie

I suppose I should begin this article by admitting that I have already lied to you. This article is not about how to make a perfect smoothie – however, if […]

Feeling at Home in a Foreign Country

You know that feeling, when you’re at home, wrapped up in a bundle of blankets, with absolutely nothing to do, and the muted pitter-patter of rain on your bedroom window? […]

Unpacking Australian Stereotypes

I’m sure that most of you have heard about kangaroos, rugby, shrimp on the barbie, and vegemite: all the classic staples of Australian culture. That’s what the media portrays at […]

6 Ways to Kill Time in Sydney

As a university student, I regularly find myself being bombarded by homework assignments, course readings, essays, online quizzes, club meetings, group presentations… you get the idea. Being a student is […]